• Alumni in the News,  Annual Meetings,  Pony Club Love,  Special Events

    A Look at the USPC National Youth Congress

    The USPC National Youth Congress (NYC)is a program that recognizes outstanding upper level members (H-B through A) with an extraordinary opportunity for growth and development. Each year, this national conference of selected youth members and accomplished Pony Club alumni is held two days prior to the Equine Symposium and Convention Hosted by USPC.

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    Meet the USPC Academy of Achievement Class of 2020- Erin Tomson

    The USPC Academy of Achievement recognizes alumni who have attained notable success in their chosen field. Three outstanding Pony Club alumni were inducted into the Academy of Achievement for 2020. Follow along in this series as we introduce this years inductees. Erin Tomson, Ph. D. Erin Tomson is from Pullman, Washington, and was raised on her family’s horse boarding farm. She joined Palouse Hills Pony Club at the age of 7 and worked her way through the levels, earning her A certification at the age of 19.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in communication from Midway College in Kentucky, where she competed for the equestrian team in hunt seat equitation,…

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    Meet the USPC Academy of Achievement Class of 2020- David Silver

    The USPC Academy of Achievement recognizes alumni who have attained notable success in their chosen field. Three outstanding Pony Club alumni were inducted into the Academy of Achievement for 2020. Follow along in this series as we introduce this years inductees. David Silver David Silver is the founder and executive director of Detroit Horse Power, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that teaches at-risk urban youth valuable life lessons through riding and caring for horses. David is an H-A graduate from Great Lakes Region Pony Club, after achieving his B certification in the Metropolitan Region. David grew up riding in North Salem, NY, as a three-day eventer competing through the One-Star Level and…

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    Meet the USPC Academy of Achievement Class of 2020- Katy Barglow

    The USPC Academy of Achievement recognizes alumni who have attained notable success in their chosen field. Three outstanding Pony Club alumni were inducted into the Academy of Achievement for 2020. Follow along in this series as we introduce this years inductees. Katy Barglow, Ph. D. Katy Barglow is a graduate H-A (Crossroads PC, Middle California Region, 2001). She is an active National Examiner for the Dressage track and member of the NE committee, and was a youth delegate at the first National Youth Congress in 1999. Katy discovered a deep love of biological and biochemical research at Stanford University, where she earned a bachelor of science in chemistry with honors…

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    2018 Academy of Achievement and National Youth Congress Inductees Announced!

    Every year at the Equine Symposium and Convention hosted by USPC, The National Youth Congress (NYC) convenes for three days. NYC began in 1998 to recognize outstanding Pony Club Members. The NYC delegates are selected by their regions and are provided the opportunity to learn valuable life leadership skills to help them navigate their futures. This year at the 20th Anniversary Celebration 24 delegates were a part of the three-day Congress. Charlotte Arrouye— Pacific Ridge Pony Club, Middle California Region Katherine Bartelt— Dune Riders Pony Club, Lake Shore Region Ryder Black— Woodbrook Hunt Pony Club, Northwest Region Rebekah Bond— Portuguese Bend Pony Club, Camino Real Ryleigh Brown— Bath Pony Club,…

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    Founders Awards Presented at the 2018 Equine Symposium and Convention Hosted by USPC

    During the 2018 USPC Equine Symposium and Convention held January 24-28 in Louisville, Kentucky, four individuals were awarded the Founders’ Award, an honor reserved for Pony Club’s most worthy volunteers. This prestigious award is made each year to those who have made a significant contribution to Pony Club at the Local or Regional and National Levels over a period of 20 years or more. The recipients of the Founders Awards for 2018 are:Tom Adams, Kimberly Cranford, Cathy Frederickson, and Anne H. Husted. Tom Adams. Tom began Pony Club as a parent in 1990, becoming a Jt-DC of the Tennessee Valley Pony Club in 1992 and DC in 1993 and 1994.…

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    Tales of a Pony Club Saddlemaker-In-Training Part 3

    Adrienne Hendricks, H-A graduate, Boise Pony Club, in the Intermountain Region has agreed to blog her journey as an Apprentice Saddle Maker. Follow along as Adrienne shares her highs and lows of becoming a Master Saddler Here is an older saddle that needed to be re-flocked. This turned out to be a great way to show how to re flock a wool panel and also how the panels are attached to the tree. It helped that I needed to use white tread so you can see the stitching easier. The term “reflock” can cause lots of confusion as adjustments often get lumped into the term “reflock”. An adjustment or spot…

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    Tales of a Pony Club Saddlemaker-In-Training Part 2

    Adrienne Hendricks, H-A graduate, Boise Pony Club, in the Intermountain Region has agreed to blog her journey as an Apprentice Saddle Maker. Follow along as Adrienne shares her highs and lows of becoming a Master Saddler I had a saddle come in to have the foam panels recovered. I wanted to give you an overview of the process of this, so lets start with the before picture of the saddle: Here you can see the old covered panel. This is a foam panel as opposed to a wool flocked panel. It is felt on top which is the white you see below. Then layers of latex foam that create the…

  • Alumni in the News,  Pony Club Love,  Slices of Life

    Tales of a Pony Club Saddlemaker-in-Training

    Adrienne Hendricks, H-A graduate, Boise Pony club, in the Intermountain Region has agreed to blog her journey as an Apprentice Saddle Maker. Follow along as Adrienne shares her highs and lows of becoming a Master Saddler Hello! I am an Apprentice Saddle Maker and Pony Club (PC) has invited me to share my journey in preparing for my exams in early 2018. I have loved horses my whole life and achieved my H-A before heading off to college. I especially loved the Horse Management side of PC and thrived in Stable Management. Mom used to joke that my tack room was immaculate however my bedroom was a disaster. So true!…

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